South Korean Athletes

JAKARTA, Indonesia | Unified Koreas athletes center of attention at Asiad opener

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Thousands of spectators cheered wildly as athletes from the rival Koreas paraded side-by-side behind a “unification” flag in a spectacular opening ceremony for the Asian Games. The two countries, still technically at war after their 1950-53 conflict ended in an armistice, have fielded 60 athletes in combined teams along with larger contingents … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia | Unified Koreas athletes center of attention at Asiad opener

Not all South Koreans are happy about unified hockey team

SEOUL, South Korea /January 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —South Koreans seem generally happy they’ll see the North Koreans at their Olympics, but aren’t as pleased about sharing a team with them. The agreement between the war-separated rivals to field a unified women’s ice hockey team at February’s Winter Olympics has triggered a debate in South Korea, … Continue reading Not all South Koreans are happy about unified hockey team